Free School Meals

Free School Meals

How do I apply for Free School Meals?

If you are in receipt of certain benefits and have a household income which does not exceed the current Government threshold, you could be entitled to free schools meals for your child saving you over £300 per year.

Parents or carers in receipt of :

  • Income Support
  • Job seekers allowance (income based)
  • Employment and Support Allowance (Income Related)
  • Child tax credit with an annual income which does not exceed £16,040 and NOT claiming Working Tax Credit
  • Guarantee element of a State Pension Credit
  • Children who receive income Support or Job Seekers Allowance (income based) in their own right.
  • Asylum Seekers receiving support provided under part 6 of the immigration and Asylum act 1999.

How to apply.

For further information or to register, please call 01824 706316 / 706312 / 706302 or ​ Email

Once you have applied and been granted free school meals for your children you do not need to re-apply annually, this can be will be amended with any changes to your income.

Free school meals forms are also available from school.